If you would like to have an announcement in School news, send your news release and photos to firstname.lastname@example.org.COMPILED BY CINDY STERNSouth Meck New club: Josh Amaoko and Dre Goode-Leggette have organized RISE, a group formed to provide African-American males opportunities to rise above societal expectations after reading “The Other Wes Moore” in a freshmen English class. The book is about two men who struggle with adversity. Both students met the author of the book and have spoken about RISE at a national conference.Charlotte Christian School Parent seminar: CCS will hold a free seminar for parents of 3- to 6-year-old children at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 on the school’s campus. The event “Smart from the Start: Brain-Based Strategies for Early Learners” is open to the public. Details: email@example.com or 704-366-5657.Carmel Christian School Theater performance: CCS Players will perform “The Heiress” at 7 p.m. Oct. 31, Nov. 1 and 2 on campus in the Uptown Auditorium. The production is open to the Charlotte community. Tickets available for purchase at www.carmelchristian.org.Providence High BBQ results: PHS athletes sold almost $58,000 in barbecue at this year’s Athletic Booster Club fundraiser. Cash prizes were awarded to the men’s basketball, volleyball and men’s soccer teams for the largest percentage of sales relative to team size. The football and men’s cross country teams had the highest dollar sales. Landscaping donations: Community members with reusable landscaping materials or plants can donate them to PHS for use on the school campus. Contact Michelle Long at firstname.lastname@example.org.Ardrey Kell High Directory artwork: Adam Stinson has submitted the winning artwork for the AKHS Directory Cover. Other students who submitted entries were John Galapon, Srujan Agrawal, Olivia Ferro and Yena Kang.Providence Day Soccer championship: The PD Middle School boys’ soccer team won the Greater Charlotte Middle School Athletic Association conference championship Oct. 18. For the season, the team has a 12-1 record. Golf tournament: The PD varsity girls’ golf team took third place in the NC Independent School Athletic Association championship on Oct. 21. The top three winners were Cannon School (225 points), Durham Academy (250) and PDS (263).Charlotte Latin All-state honors: Tatiana Krzesicki and Ethan Holtzman have been selected by audition for all-state honors. Tatiana was selected for the first violin section of the NC All-State Honors Orchestra. Ethan was selected for the NC Middle School All-State Honors Chorus. The students will perform at the NC Music Educators Association Conference in November.Butler High Parent volunteers: Parents of ninth to 11th grade students are needed to help with Graduation Project boards 2-5 p.m. Nov. 6 or 7. Volunteers will listen to speeches and score student projects. Email: Marcia Smith, email@example.com for details or to volunteer.
Friday, Oct. 25, 2013
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